byJ Frederic Dewhurst; Twentieth Century Fund.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.
A compilation of live footage, staged scenes and animation discussing the rise of the U.S. standard of living as it is tied to the rise of productivity--comparison of man hour earnings in 1850 ($ .27) to 1900 ($ .56) to 1949 ($1.40). An argument for the appreciation of "the American Way" by not standing in the way of increased productivity through the use of machines. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: productivity, technology, work, standard of living
While attempting to show us the common hazards which cause workers to lose their balance, this film has more slapstick than most Three Stooges shorts - the films hero fall down more than thirty times. Its not clear whether the film was meant to be funny as workers probably were laughing at this poor schnook more than learning from his mistakes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topic: work safety
This film, aimed at food factory employees, lays on the heavy melodrama to make its point about the food safety. Guilt, assembly lines of food products and a dramatic soundtrack make this an A/V Geeks favorite. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: work safety, assembly line